G5479 χαρά - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
joy, delight
joy, gladness
joy, gladness, a source of joy.
cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight
Derivation: from G5463;

KJV Usage: gladness, X greatly, (X be exceeding) joy(-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).

χαρά, -ᾶς, ἡ
(< χαίρω), [in LXX for שִׂמְחָה, שָׂשׂוֹן, etc. ;]
joy, delight:
Refs Luk.1:14 15:7, 10, Jhn.15:11 16:22, 24 17:13, Act.8:8, 2Co.1:24 7:13 8:2, Gal.5:22, Col.1:11, Php.2:2, 1Jn.1:4, 2Jn.12
; opp. to κατήφεια, Jas.4:9; to λύπη, Jhn.16:20; χ. τῆς πίστεως, Php.1:25; ἀγαλλιᾶσθαι (χαίρειν, which see), χαρᾷ,
Refs Jhn.3:29, 1Pe.1:8
; χ. ἔχειν, Phm 7; πληροῦν (-οῦσθαι) χαρᾶς,
Refs Act.13:52, Rom.15:13, 2Ti.1:4
; ποιεῖν χ. μεγάλην, Act.15:3; ἀπὸ τῆς χ.,
Refs Mat.13:44, Luk.24:41, Act.12:14
; ἐν χ., Rom.15:32; μετὰ χαρᾶς,
Refs Mat.13:20 28:8, Mrk.4:16, Luk.8:13 10:17 24:52, Php.1:4 2:29, Heb.10:34 13:17
; id. beforeπνεύματος ἁγίου, 1Th.1:6; χ. ἐν π. ἁ, Rom.14:17; χ. ἐπί, 2Co.7:4; διά, 1Th.3:9; ὅτι, Jhn.16:21; ἵνα, III Jn 4 By meton., of the cause or occasion of joy:
Refs Luk.2:10, 2Co.1:15
, WH, txt., R, mg.,
Refs Php.4:1, 1Th.2:19-20, Heb.12:2, Jas.1:2
; ἡ χ. τ. κυρίου,
Refs Mat.25:21, 23
1) joy, gladness
1a) the joy received from you
1b) the cause or occasion of joy
1b1) of persons who are one's joy

From G5463; cheerfulness, that is, calm delight

KJV Usage: gladness, X greatly, (X be exceeding) joy (-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).

View how G5479 χαρά is used in the Bible

First 30 of 59 occurrences of G5479 χαρά

Matthew 2:10 joy.
Matthew 13:20 joy
Matthew 13:44 joy
Matthew 25:21 the joy
Matthew 25:23 the joy
Matthew 28:8 joy;
Mark 4:16 gladness;
Luke 1:14 joy
Luke 2:10 joy,
Luke 8:13 joy;
Luke 10:17 joy,
Luke 15:7 joy
Luke 15:10 joy
Luke 24:41 joy,
Luke 24:52 joy:
John 3:29 greatly
John 3:29 joy
John 15:11 joy
John 15:11 joy
John 16:20 joy.
John 16:21 joy
John 16:22 joy
John 16:24 joy
John 17:13 joy
Acts 8:8 joy
Acts 12:14 gladness,
Acts 13:52 joy,
Acts 15:3 joy
Acts 20:24 joy,
Romans 14:17 joy

Distinct usage

26 joy
10 joy,
5 the joy
3 joy.
2 gladness;
2 joy:
2 joy;
1 greatly
1 gladness,
1 joyful
1 with joy;
1 with joy
1 joyous,
1 joyfulness;
1 your joy
1 joyfully

Corresponding Hebrew Words

chara H1524 gil
chara H4234 machol
chara H7440 rinnah
chara H7442 ranan
chara H7814 sechoq
chara H8057 simchah
chara H8342 sason

Related words

G5479 χαρά

G5463 χαίρω

A primary verb; to be full of “cheer” , that is, calmly happy or well off; impersonal especially as a salutation (on meeting or parting), be well

KJV Usage: farewell, be glad, God speed, greeting, hail, joy (-fully), rejoice.

G4796 συγχαίρω
From G4862 and G5463; to sympathize in gladness, congratulate

KJV Usage: rejoice in (with).

G5485 χάρις
From G5463; graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude)

KJV Usage: acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace (-ious), joy liberality, pleasure, thank (-s, -worthy).